Part-time Faculty in Developmental Psychology Fall 2022

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Job description

The Department of Psychology at St. Olaf College invites applications for a part-time, one-semester position in Developmental Psychology at the level of Instructor or Assistant Professor to begin September 1, 2022. Selected candidate will teach one section of Developmental Psychology on-campus on a Tues/Thurs schedule (Tues 1:20-2:45PM, Thurs 2:15-3:35PM).

Candidates with a Ph.D. or ABD in Developmental Psychology or relevant discipline, and who have teaching experience in the relevant course, are strongly preferred.

St. Olaf’s Psychology Department is particularly interested in applicants who can and will advance the College’s goals for diversity equity and inclusion. We request that in the letter of application, candidates address their potential to contribute to the St. Olaf community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values. We strongly encourage applications from Black, Indigenous, and people of color and members of other underrepresented groups in accordance with our equity goals.

Questions about the position, department, or college may be directed to Gary Muir, Department Chair, at [email protected]. Applicants who need assistance with the online application process should call 507-786-3356.

One of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges, St. Olaf College serves 3,000 students, ranks #1 among U.S. colleges for the number of students studying abroad, and celebrates carbon-free electrical power. Its mission is to challenge students to excel in the liberal arts, examine faith and values, and explore meaningful vocation in an inclusive, globally engaged community nourished by Lutheran tradition. The college is located on a picturesque 300-acre campus in Northfield, Minnesota, a vibrant, restored, historic river town of 20,000 located 45 minutes south of the Twin Cities.

To provide a safe and secure educational environment, St. Olaf College verifies the accuracy of all credentials presented by applicants and conducts a criminal background check on every new hire.

St. Olaf College requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (medical and religious exemptions may apply).

A liberal arts college affiliated with the Lutheran Church (ELCA), St. Olaf College is an equal opportunity and voluntary affirmative action employer and actively seeks diversity in its students, faculty and staff.

We are especially interested in candidates who will support and further the mission of our diverse community. The College is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our community.

With regard to its hiring and employment practices, the College prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment based upon an individual’s legally protected status including race, color, creed, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, marital status, veteran status, or status with regard to public assistance.

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How to apply

Applicants must submit materials online at https://stolaf.hiretouch.com/faculty-postings. A complete application includes:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Graduate transcript (official or unofficial)
  • The contact information for three professional references who can speak to your qualifications and potential as a teacher (St. Olaf solicits letters directly after an initial round of screening)

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position, department, or college may be directed to Steve Freedberg, Department Chair, at [email protected]. Applicants who need assistance with the online application process should call 507-786-3356.

St. Olaf College is a coeducational, residential, four-year, private liberal arts college in Northfield, Minnesota, United States. It was founded in 1874 by a group of Norwegian-American immigrant pastors and farmers, led by Pastor Bernt Julius Muus. The college is named after Olaf II of Norway, former king and patron saint of Norway.